Work on preparing forms and pouring foundation for new Groton Inn continues throughout the winter. The Inn appears to be on...
Already tired of hearing “new year, new you”? When it comes to food resolutions, keeping it simple always works best. We all...

Pictured from left to right, are members of the Romich family, Sallie’s mother Suzanne Jones, Rebecca, Sallie, Ryan, Zach and Corey, and Greg Twomey. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.

The Vermont Academy boys basketball team, ranked as one of the top five prep school basketball teams in the country, came to...
Middle School Cheer Squad Fund Raisers Groton-Dunstable Middle School cheer squad has competed and won the chance to compete...

The winners of the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship in the photo are from Groton (Kate Foster, Jack Foster, Toby Strauss, Jordan Strauss, Sierra Wynn, Logan Hilberg); Dunstable (Finn Bernard) and Pepperell (Sophia Cuoto). Missing from photo are Kyle Plausse and Molly Shanahan, both from Dunstable. Photo by Vincent Pinque.

Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus...

Senior captain Tyler LeClerc gets by North Middlesex’s Michael Farren in a game played earlier in the season. In this past Tuesday’s game against Fitchburg, LeClerc scored 30 points in the Crusaders 83-71 win. Gavin Keough, in the background in this photo, added 26 points and eight rebounds in the win. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

All the recent action for Groton Dunstable High School and Lawrence Academy varsity teams. GROTON-DUNSTABLE HIGH SCHOOL •...
The award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Chorus, led by music director Timothy Savoy, has once again...

Pictured from left to right, are members of the Romich family, Sallie’s mother Suzanne Jones, Rebecca, Sallie, Ryan, Zach and Corey, and Greg Twomey. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.

The winners of the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship in the photo are from Groton (Kate Foster, Jack Foster, Toby Strauss, Jordan Strauss, Sierra Wynn, Logan Hilberg); Dunstable (Finn Bernard) and Pepperell (Sophia Cuoto). Missing from photo are Kyle Plausse and Molly Shanahan, both from Dunstable. Photo by Vincent Pinque.

Senior captain Tyler LeClerc gets by North Middlesex’s Michael Farren in a game played earlier in the season. In this past Tuesday’s game against Fitchburg, LeClerc scored 30 points in the Crusaders 83-71 win. Gavin Keough, in the background in this photo, added 26 points and eight rebounds in the win. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

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Work on preparing forms and pouring foundation for new Groton Inn continues throughout the winter. The Inn appears to be on track for its scheduled...
The Town of Groton, Massachusetts Charter Review Committee will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Groton Town Hall, second-...
Already tired of hearing “new year, new you”? When it comes to food resolutions, keeping it simple always works best. We all know chicken soup is...
To the Editor, As a member of the Budget & Finance Sub-Committee for the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, I wanted to clarify that the...
To the Editor: This past November, after a lot of hard work and dedication, GD Middle School Cheer Program (grades 5th - 8th) earned a bid to compete...
If you are interested in tapping your maples, but not sure where to start, this program is for you! Bruce Hopper of Pure BS Maple Syrup in Auburn...
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy presented an overview of two new programs generated by the Groton Fire Department to expand their reach to encourage...
Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public to a free presentation by Michael Jones, state herpetologist, on “Conserving the Wood Turtle”...
A public meeting to review the Complete Streets Committee's draft list of priority projects for Groton sidewalk, crosswalk, and bicycle lane...

News

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 8:58pm
   What started out as a fairly mundane review of school and town budget status with the GD School...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 8:53pm
    It took only two weeks for the Groton Board of Selectmen’s recently adopted Investigation...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:19pm
   By the end of an almost four-hour marathon meeting on January 5, the Planning Board conceded the...

Obituaries

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 5:03pm
Robert G. Hamel, 81, Beloved Father and Grandfather, a long time resident of Billerica and...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 5:01pm
Sebastian W. Carbone “Sibby” age 68 of Groton formerly of Waltham passed away on Wednesday,...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 4:58pm
Marlene (Brennan) Byron age 81 of Groton, MA passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Life Care...

Features

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:47am
Work on preparing forms and pouring foundation for new Groton Inn continues throughout the winter....
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:40am
Already tired of hearing “new year, new you”? When it comes to food resolutions, keeping it simple...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 11:53am

Photo by Ali Manning

A pained look of disdain for the sorry condition of humanity - when compared to that of the Lordly...

Legal

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:43am
The Town of Groton, Massachusetts Charter Review Committee will hold two public hearings on ...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 1:42pm
In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 1:40pm
The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm in...

Sports

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:15pm
Middle School Cheer Squad Fund Raisers Groton-Dunstable Middle School cheer squad has competed and...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:49am

The winners of the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship in the photo are from Groton (Kate Foster, Jack Foster, Toby Strauss, Jordan Strauss, Sierra Wynn, Logan Hilberg); Dunstable (Finn Bernard) and Pepperell (Sophia Cuoto). Missing from photo are Kyle Plausse and Molly Shanahan, both from Dunstable. Photo by Vincent Pinque.

Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:43am

Senior captain Tyler LeClerc gets by North Middlesex’s Michael Farren in a game played earlier in the season. In this past Tuesday’s game against Fitchburg, LeClerc scored 30 points in the Crusaders 83-71 win. Gavin Keough, in the background in this photo, added 26 points and eight rebounds in the win. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

All the recent action for Groton Dunstable High School and Lawrence Academy varsity teams. GROTON-...

Notices

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:15am
A public meeting to review the Complete Streets Committee's draft list of priority projects for...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:01am
Groton Charter Review Committee will hold two public hearings Wednesday, January 18 at Groton Town...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:59am
Groton Police Chief Donald Palma reminds residents that Winter Parking Regulations are now in...

Happenings

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:21am
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy presented an overview of two new programs generated by the Groton...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:19am
Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public to a free presentation by Michael Jones,...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:35am
River Romp Sunday, Jan  15, at 1 p.m. at Hazel Grove Park, Groton. Hike along the scenic Nashua...

People

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:55am

Pictured from left to right, are members of the Romich family, Sallie’s mother Suzanne Jones, Rebecca, Sallie, Ryan, Zach and Corey, and Greg Twomey. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.

The Vermont Academy boys basketball team, ranked as one of the top five prep school basketball...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:48am
Honors earned by Groton and Dunstable residents at colleges and universities around the country....
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:41am
On Friday, Jan. 20, the Groton Woman’s Club will have their first meeting in the new year, and will...

Schools

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:16am
The school district received a little good news on the capital expense front this week. After...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:12am
Boutwell Early Childhood Center’s 2017-2018 Preschool Registration for Groton-Dunstable Regional...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:08am
Discover your potential with a free music lesson at Indian Hill Music School's Free Lesson Day,...

Letters

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:33am
To the Editor, As a member of the Budget & Finance Sub-Committee for the Groton-Dunstable...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
To the Editor: This past November, after a lot of hard work and dedication, GD Middle School Cheer...
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:32pm
Dear Editor, As town seals go, Groton’s is relatively inoffensive. Compare it to Whitesboro’s,...

Out of Town

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:02am
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of cellists performing beautiful classical music!  The Virginia Thurston...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:00am
Saturday, Jan. 28, 7:30-10 p.m.. Our regular fourth Saturday monthly barn dance at the Parish...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:58am
Drawbridge Puppet Theater will feature The Three Billy Goats Gruff” & “The Frog Prince” every...

Public Library

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:25am
If you are interested in tapping your maples, but not sure where to start, this program is for you...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:36pm
ADULTS Sign up at gpl.org, or call (978) 448-8000. • DIY Maple Syrup! Tues. Jan. 17, 7-8:30 pm...
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
Adult Programs Please sign up at gpl.org, or call (978) 448-8000. • Lifelong Learning: Screwball...

Groton Herald

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Office
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